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Pub chairs – day seven

I started out this evening by cutting the dados to receive the front stretchers. Since I don’t have a dado blade for the table saw, I decided to use my … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pub chairs – day six

I had a few hours last night to work on the legs for the chairs, so I started out by scraping down the epoxy on the seat with a card … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day five

So I went out and spent some money today. I picked up a 4-1/2″ angle grinder, a power carving disc, and a couple of flap sander discs. The bandsaw was … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day four

I finished cutting out and glueing up the seat back that I forgot to make earlier in the week. While that was drying, I pulled out the 4 pieces that … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day three

I spent most of my time glueing today. I finished up glueing the rest of the seat pieces first. While they were drying, I experimented with trimming the glue and … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day two

I only had an hour or two today so I finished resawing the oak boards with the bandsaw. I then ran all of the oak boards through the planer to … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pub chairs – day one

Started a new project today. This one is for my house so it will probably get pushed back to the back burner when other projects come along. I redid my … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkey fan mount day-2

With the glue dried, I traced the patterns onto the wood heavily with a ballpoint pen, then removed the patterns and traced over the dents left behind in the wood. … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Turkey fan mount day-1

I started another project last night. The other two projects are waiting on hardware, so I started one more. I have a co-worker that hunts and likes to mount trophies. … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 4

The glue and epoxy are cured, so I got out my smoothing plane. I took my time planing the rays one or two at a time, taking care not to … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 3

I am juggling a few projects these days. While I am waiting on hardware for the cabinet, I will jump back on to AJ’s Strat. I had planned to run … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

The little people

Seems fitting that I get my new saw completely set up and my first project, using it, is on the lathe. I made two cuts on the new saw, cutting … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 2

Glad I didn’t have the energy to finish working on the inlay yesterday. AJ decided on a slight change to the design. I am now going to inlay his initials … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

AJ’s custom Stratocaster – day 1

While I am working on the cabinet and starting to come down with a cold, I want to put a little time into another project for a fellow at work. … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ipad frame

Just a quick post today. I have a friend who was recently drug kicking and screaming into the 21st century. He is a guitar player who does one-man gigs with … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow box – day 4

This is a small project, so it is easy to clean up. I decided to go back to steel wool to rough up the first coat of urethane. I like … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow box – day 3

Well, I hadn’t really planned how the glass would be held in place yet. After thinking about it for a bit, I decided to route a 1/8″ groove down the … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow box – day 2

With the glue dried on the box, I started on the frame. I picked up the cheapest 8″x10″ frame that I could find. I kept the glass and threw away … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shadow box

A couple of weeks ago, a co-worker asked if I could make a shadow box for a book that she received as a gift. Last night I finally had a … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Eric’s new walnut chest

  Don’t let the red eyes fool you. He is a pretty good kid. A few years back, my oldest son decided that he was tired of his bedroom. He … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

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